The Silver Academy

Silver Academy JAAM

Below are the materials submitted by The Silver Academy for the 2020 Joint Agency Annual Meeting edition of Community Review, including a State of the Agency report, Award winners, and Board list.


State of the Agency

The Silver Academy 2019-2020 school year was a memorable one indeed!¬…

SAT Testing at Silver Academy

By Jane Dalton


Any student who because of religious reasons is unable to take the

SAT tests on Saturday may request Sunday testing. ¬†Silver Academy is open for Sunday testing on the following dates: ¬†September 27, October 18, November 8, 2020 and March 14, May 9, June 6, 2021. ¬†¬†A …

Learning and Celebration Continues at The Silver Academy

By Samara Sofian, Head of School, The Silver Academy

Over the past few weeks, our school community has really been meaningfully together, even though we are physically apart. Every day I see another example of our school community’s strength and support.

Students and teachers are truly s…

Silver Academy "Doesn't Skip A Beat" Thanks to Virtual Learning

By Mary Klaus

Although Pennsylvania schools have been closed since March 16th because of coronavirus, Silver Academy students continue to learn about everything from Judaic studies to science.

‚ÄúWith fairly short notice, our teachers switched from teaching their students in person on Frid…

How EITC Has Transformed the Silver Academy

by David Borowsky, Board Member at The Silver Academy

For those of you that haven’t heard the news, Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC for short) has been a game changer for Jewish Harrisburg, particularly The Silver Academy. 

As some of you may know, The Silver A…